HP EliteBook 830 G7 - Specs

HDD/SSD
up to 1000GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4
RAM
up to 64GB
OS
Windows 10 Pro, Windows 10 Home
Dimensions
307.8 x 204.6 x 17.9 mm (12.12" x 8.06" x 0.70")
Weight
1.25 kg (2.8 lbs)
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 2x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Thunderbolt 3
  • HDMI 1.4
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 Combo Jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader optional
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard optional
  • Microphone 3x Multi-Array Microphone
  • Speakers 2 Speakers, Bang & Olufsen
  • Optical drive

 

Display Profiles

Health-Guard

The first and most important profile (in our opinion) is the Health-Guard – when being used with our LM Profiles application, Health-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body. Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate (they may seem strange at first but after a few minutes our brain will start recognizing them as accurate ones – that’s how Health-Guard differs from alternatives like f.lux).

Now the profile has a higher color temperature which makes is suitable for working through the whole day (not only at night) and simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

Pro Tip: As the Health-Guard profile simulates paper and has as accurate as possible colors, it could be a great tool for prepress designers!

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Health-Guard Profile

Design and Gaming

The second profile type is Design and Gaming – it combines our previous “Web Design” and “Gaming and Movie Nights” profiles in one, so it’s aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well (or maybe you’re a designer who likes to relax with some games or movies from time to time?).

“Design and Gaming” takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Design & Gaming Profile

Just as our previous Gaming profile, this one also regulates the first steps out of black so you can have even faster reflexes when playing in dark virtual environments…or just see everything in the darkest scenes in movies.

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Design & Gaming Profile

Office Work

The third profile is Office Work and it should be used mostly by users who spend most of the time looking at pieces of text, tables or just surfing.

Office Work aims to deliver better distinctness and clarity by keeping a flat gamma curve (2.20), native color temperature and perceptually accurate colors.

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Office Work Profile

You’ll find more information about the profiles HERE.

 

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Office Work - screen profile

Office Work

Office Work should be used mostly by users who spend most of the time looking at pieces of text, tables or just surfing. This profile aims to deliver better distinctness and clarity by keeping a flat gamma curve (2.20), native color temperature and perceptually accurate colors.

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Design and Gaming - screen profile

Design and Gaming

This profile is aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well. Design and Gaming takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.

$4.97
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Health-Guard - screen profile

Health-Guard

Health-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body. Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate. Health-Guard simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

$4.98
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$9.99
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CPU performance

Here you can find the price/performance difference between all the CPUs that come in the HP EliteBook 830 G7 series.

Results are from the Cinebench 20 Multi-core test (the higher the score, the better)

 

HP EliteBook 830 G7 in-depth review

As we concluded with the last EliteBook laptop we tested, we can say that HP is walking in the right direction. The design is now a bit edgier, hinting at a more aggressive approach for the business series. This is actually something we really like since the notebooks are not that boring anymore. One thing we were a bit disappointed by was the choice of CPUs. HP remained true to the 14nm pseudo innovation from Intel, with the Comet Lake-U series of processors. However, we are expecting the n[...]

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Pros

  • A small and classy outfit
  • Outstanding battery life
  • PCIe x4 support + 64GB of DDR4 memory in dual-channel
  • Two Thunderbolt 3 connectors, Wi-Fi 6, and optional LTE support
  • 94% of sRGB coverage and great color accuracy with our Gaming and Web design profile (Innolux CMN13A9)
  • Doesn't use aggressive PWM for brightness adjustment (Innolux CMN13A9)
  • Spill-resistant keyboard
  • IR face recognition and fingerprint reader

Cons

  • Average performance
  • High deviation in luminance in the bottom left corner (Innolux CMN13A9)

Inside HP EliteBook 830 G7 - disassembly and upgrade options

 

 

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